The first week of this springâ€™s football practice has been a good one, at least in the mind of first-year coach Greg Werner.
â€śThings are going very well,â€ť he said. â€śWe have a lot more kids out and participating. Weâ€™re definitely getting a head start on where weâ€™re at compared at this time last year. Weâ€™re feeling good about things.â€ť
Next week will end the spring practices, which themselves will culminate with the spring game at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Costner Stadium.
Although Oklahoma is finally getting some rain, it does not mean the drought is over. But it does mean pests are still seeking places to lodge, feed and drink. You can discourage those uninvited guests from making themselves at home in your house by making your space downright inhospitable.
The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board denied clemency for James L. DeRosa, 36, Friday morning with a 3-2 vote during a special meeting in Oklahoma City.
DeRosa was sentenced to death in the murders of Curtis and Gloria Plummer. â€¨The Plummers were found dead inside their home in October 2000, stabbed multiple times and with their throats cuts.
An investigation into the murders hastened along after accomplice Scotty White, now 29, informed a school counselor he knew who murdered the Plummers.
White named Derosa and John Eric Castleberry, now 39.